Two weeks ago I reviewed Terry Moe and John Chubb’s new book celebrating market-based education reform, especially home-based online learning. Today I review Patricia Burch, Hidden Markets: The New Education Privatization (Routledge, 2009), which is a critique of these same trends. (more…)
Posts Tagged ‘virtual charter schools’
Posted in public school and homeschool partnerships, tagged Adequate Yearly Progress, AYP, cybercharters, EdTech, Enhancing Education Through Technology, HSLDA, John Chubb, Madison, NCLB, neoliberalism, No Child Left Behind, Patricia Burch, Terry Moe, University of Wisconsin, virtual charter schools, Virtual School on February 8, 2010 | 1 Comment »
Posted in Parental motivation, public school and homeschool partnerships, tagged California Virtual Academies, Carol Klein, CAVA, cybercharters, Mary Poplin, Mary S. Poplin, virtual charter schools on January 27, 2009 | 5 Comments »
This post reviews Carol Klein and Mary Poplin, “Families Home Schooling in a Virtual Charter School System” in Marriage and Family Review 43, nos. 3&4 (2008): 369-395.
Klein, a Teacher on Special Assignment in Anaheim, CA, and Poplin, Professor of Education at Claremont Graduate University, here offer the results of a survey Klein conducted of parents whose children are enrolled in the California Virtual Academies (CAVA). (more…)
Posted in public school and homeschool partnerships, tagged Colorado Online Learning, cybercharters, digital divide, E-Rate Program, Eduventures, Florida Virtual School (FLVS), National Educational Technology Plan, National School Boards Association, No Child Left Behind, Thomas Clark, virtual charter schools, Virtual High School (VHS) on December 16, 2008 | Leave a Comment »
This post reviews Thomas Clark, “Virtual Schooling and Basic Education” in Bramble and Panda, eds., Economics of Distance and Online Learning: Theory, Practice and Research(New York: Routledge, 2008), pp. 52-71.
Clark, president of TA Consulting, which helps cybercharters develop successful long-term strategies, and author of several articles on virtual schools, here presents a broad overview of virtual schools, aimed at an international audience. (more…)
Posted in Politics of homeschooling, public school and homeschool partnerships, tagged Bradley K. Barrett, cybercharters, dual enrollment, homeschool resource centers, Isabel Lyman, Regulation of homeschooling, virtual charter schools on June 19, 2008 | Leave a Comment »